If you live in the Knoxville or Roane
County, TN area and need a home inspection
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Easy Guide to Home Inspection
Easy Guide to
Home Inspection Defects is a new book for home
buyers, sellers, realtors, and home inspectors. It
gives photo illustrations of actual defects and
makes home inspection defects more easily
recognizable. Don't buy or sell a home without the
right knowledge. Realtors will love this book
because they'll get a more clear understanding of
what home inspectors are looking for, and new
inspectors or those thinking about becoming a home
inspector, will appreciate this introductory view of
There are three
editions of the book
available at Amazon.
a less expensive
Black and White Paperback Edition
If you are buying
or selling a home this book is written for you.
It is also a great guide for realtors, new home
inspectors, or those considering
getting into the business of home inspecting.
Familiarize yourself with common home inspection
defects so that you can find and
recognize common and not so common defects. This
book features fascinating home inspection
color photos of real life defects.
Get the basic fundamentals of a home inspection
including the basics of the home
as a structure made of many other components.
Understand how one system affects
another system. You'll learn in this short, but
concise book how to think like a
home inspector. By learning the basics of a home
inspection you'll save time and
money by eliminating the worst houses that are
clearly not what you're looking for structurally
before you get to the phase of signing a contract or
hiring an inspector.
Learn about various systems and sections of the home
such as plumbing, heating and air,
crawlspace or basement, the roof, and electrical.
Learn what the biggest areas of concern
are to an inspector and you as a homeowner. Learn
how moisture affects a home including
gutter problems, roof leaks, grading issues, and
condensation from HVAC systems.
Review defects that inspector's call out for safety
concerns such as safety railing, garages, proper
TPR extension on water heaters, fire safety issues,
and more. Have questions answered such as what type
asphalt shingle tends to last longer. Is it okay to
have shrubs close to the house? Are gutter guards
the way to go?
How about caulking around a toilet?
As a seller, you'll save valuable time selling your
home by being aware of the types of
defects that a home inspector is likely to find in
your home. Small defects can sometimes
be the difference in making a sale or not.